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Adobe Shockwave Player (Final Version - EOL)

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Adobe Shockwave (formerly Macromedia Shockwave) is a multimedia platform used to add animation and interactivity to web pages. It allows Adobe Director applications to be published on the Internet and viewed in a web browser on any computer which has the Shockwave plug-in installed. It was first developed by Macromedia, and released in 1995 and was later acquired by Adobe Systems in 2005.

Unlike the Adobe Flash Player, the Adobe Shockwave Player is not commonly bundled with web browsers; if needed it must be downloaded.

Shockwave movies are authored in the Adobe Director environment. While there is support for including Flash movies inside Shockwave files, authors often choose the Shockwave Director combination over Flash because it offers more features and more powerful tools. Features not replicated by Flash include a much faster rendering engine, and support for various network protocols, including Internet Relay Chat. Also, Shockwave's functionality can be extended with "Xtras".

NOTE: Adobe Shockwave is now End Of Life and as such this is the final version.

To install Adobe Shockwave Player (Final Version - EOL), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install adobeshockwaveplayer

To upgrade Adobe Shockwave Player (Final Version - EOL), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade adobeshockwaveplayer

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ahk Show
    #NoEnv
    #NoTrayIcon
    DetectHiddenText, off
    DetectHiddenWindows, off
    SetTitleMatchMode, 1  ;begins
    
    winTitle = Installing Adobe Shockwave Player ahk_class #32770
    
    WinWait, %winTitle%, , 120
    
    ControlGet, varChecked, Checked, , Button1, %winTitle%
    if (varChecked = 1) {
      ControlClick, Button1, %winTitle%
    }
    ControlGet, varChecked, Checked, , Button2, %winTitle%
    if (varChecked = 1) {
      ControlClick, Button2, %winTitle%
    }
    
    NextButton = Next >
    WinGet, List, ControlList, %winTitle%
    Loop, Parse, List, `n
    {
    	ControlGetText, Text, %A_LoopField%, %winTitle%
    	If (Text = NextButton)
    		 ControlClick, %A_LoopField%, %winTitle%
    }
    
    ExitApp
  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'adobeshockwaveplayer'
    $checksum = 'BB5A21A38919483E25F8C84F51E5FD426CA96F061060FA096CD9520687E73B7E'
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $silentArgs = '/S /NCRC'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    
    $toolsDir = Split-Path -Parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    $ahkFile = Join-Path $toolsDir 'chocolateyInstall.ahk'
    $installFile = Join-Path $toolsDir "$($packageName).exe"
    Import-Module (Join-Path "$toolsDir" 'Get-HtmlFromRegex.psm1')
    
    $urlAppId = 'https://filehippo.com/download_shockwave/download/cac7bf9138874f29ccab21667ac2510c/'
    $search = 'download_shockwave/download/([\w\d]+)/'
    $replace = 'https://www.filehippo.com/en/download_shockwave/download/$1/'
    $urlTemp = Get-HtmlFromRegex $urlAppId $search $replace
    $search = '/download/file/([\w\d]+)/'
    $replace = 'https://www.filehippo.com/download/file/$1/'
    $url = Get-HtmlFromRegex $urlTemp $search $replace
    
    Start-Process 'AutoHotKey' $ahkFile
    Install-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                              -FileType "$installerType" `
                              -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                              -Url "$url" `
                              -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
                              -Checksum "$checksum" `
                              -ChecksumType "$checksumType"
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'adobeshockwaveplayer'
    $packageSearch = "Adobe Shockwave Player"
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $silentArgs = '/S'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    
    Get-ItemProperty -Path @( 'HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*',
                              'HKLM:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*',
                              'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*' ) `
                     -ErrorAction:SilentlyContinue `
    | Where-Object   { $_.DisplayName -like "$packageSearch*" } `
    | ForEach-Object { Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                                   -FileType "$installerType" `
                                                   -SilentArgs "$($silentArgs)" `
                                                   -File "$($_.UninstallString.Replace('"',''))" `
                                                   -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes }
    
  • tools\Get-HtmlFromRegex.psm1 Show
    # Usage: Get-HtmlFromRegex $url $search $replace
    # Examples:
    # Get-HtmlFromRegex "http://www.joejoesoft.com/vcms/hot/userupload/8/files/rmv303.zip" '/cms/file.php\?f=userupload/8/files/rmv303.zip&c=([\w\d]+)' 'http://www.joejoesoft.com/sim/$1/userupload/8/files/rmv303.zip'
    
    function Get-HtmlFromRegex {
    param(
        [string]$sourceUrl,
        [string]$search,
        [string]$replace
    )
    
      # Retrieve content of $sourceUrl
      $tempfile = "$env:TEMP\chocolatey_temp_download.html"
      $wc = new-object system.net.webclient
      $wc.UseDefaultCredentials = $true
      $wc.downloadfile($sourceUrl, $tempfile)
      $source = Get-Content $tempfile
    
      $nothing = ''+$source -cmatch $search # Get the matches, prevent output
      if ($matches.Count -eq 0) {
        Remove-Item $tempfile
        return
      }
      # Replace Match-references with previous matches: $1 $2 -> $matches[1] $matches[2]
      #$url = $replace -creplace "\$`(\d+)",$matches[$1]
      # Return only first match
      $url = $replace -creplace "\$`(\d+)",$matches[1]
      Remove-Item $tempfile
      Write-Debug "Found URL: $url"
      return $url
    }

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Software Author(s)

  • Adobe

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Adobe Shockwave Player 12.2.8.198 822080 Tuesday, March 14, 2017 approved
Adobe Shockwave Player 12.2.7.197 50389 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 approved
Adobe Shockwave Player 12.2.4.197 385909 Thursday, June 16, 2016 approved
Adobe Shockwave Player 12.2.4.195 298 Wednesday, June 1, 2016 approved
Adobe Shockwave Player 12.2.4.194 8318 Tuesday, March 1, 2016 approved
Adobe Shockwave Player 12.2.3.183 8782 Tuesday, January 12, 2016 approved
Adobe Shockwave Player 12.2.2.172 6680 Wednesday, November 25, 2015 approved
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